Drilling a dry hole

by Ruben Navarrette Jr. -- Just as men and women view relationships differently, so too are there differences between how people of color and police officers see the touchy issue of racial profiling. more…

War hero?

by Doug Casey -- Saying unkind things about popular icons and well-known politicians can sometimes make one feel churlish. But not saying something would be worse. Credit should be given where credit more…

Cool to detest Castro?

by Cynthia Grenier -- Odds make it unlikely in the extreme that Spanish actor Javier Bardem is going to come away Sunday night with the Oscar for Best Actor. At this point, more…

Black reparations and conservatives, part 1

by John N. Doggett -- Recently, some conservative writers have asked why most blacks reject Republicans. According to the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, one-third of all black Americans self-identify themselves more…

Screening judges is Congress' job

by Jon Dougherty -- Last week, CBS News published a story claiming that the Bush administration was considering ending the practice of allowing the American Bar Association to screen candidates for federal more…

Flying the unfriendly skies

by Medicine Men -- Good morning frequent flyers -- may we have your attention. In the next few weeks many of you will be traveling over the Easter and Passover holidays, during more…

Microsoft is a stone-cold buy

by Bob Howard -- In 2000 Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) took quite a beating in the media. Everywhere you looked, the company was besieged. Initially, when the court ruling went against MSFT, there more…

Hollywood's holy day

by Bill Steigerwald -- So what if the economy is in a dismal state? Who cares if the stock market has plummeted so far that Time, Newsweek and U.S. News & World more…

The next ambassador to Israel

by Joseph Farah -- Previously I presented the case against Daniel Kurtzer as the next U.S. ambassador to Israel. I won't cover old territory again -- except to say that the man more…

Courting medical marijuana

by Alan W. Bock -- Next week I'll be reporting from Washington, D.C., after sitting in on the U.S. Supreme Court's oral arguments in the Oakland Cannabis Cooperative medical marijuana case, scheduled for more…